According to examiner.com , websites are offering information on kosher, halal, Asian and specialty food products for humans or pets. For example, Zabihah.com is an ethnic guide to the USA Muslim food market. The site claims to be the world's largest guide to Halal restaurants and products.
Tom's of Maine offers, with product certification, both Halal and Kosher foods. All Tom's of Maine products carry the Halal endorsement, which certifies they are made in accordance with Islamic guidelines under the supervision of the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America , according to the company.
Kosher Pets claims to be the only patented dog food endorsed for use in a kosher home. The food is made with human-grade ingredients such as liver, vegetables, chicken and olive oil.
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